TBR - 2015

Jan. 1st, 2016 10:22 am
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Books read: 29 total
Books from list read: 3


So here is the list of 12 books that I have been languishing on my shelves forever, which I solemnly swear will definiteily probably try to read this year. In no particular order, since I'm picking them from the jar. Once I've read one, I'll make a post and link back to here.

Latro in the Mist // Gene Wolfe
The Diamond Age // Neal Stephenson
The Goldfinch // Donna Tartt - ★★★★
The Girl Who Played with Fire // Stieg Larsson
Tess of the d’Urbervilles // Thomas Hardy
The English Patient // Michael Ondaatje
Eugene Onegin // Alexander Pushkin
Never Let Me Go // Kazuo Ishiguro
Tenth of December // George Saunders
The Shining // Stephen King - ★★★★
The Giver // Lois Lowry - ★★
The Sardonyx Net // Elizabeth A Lynn

+2 alternates (in case any of the others turn out to be terrible)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? // Philip K Dick
The Song of Achilles // Madelline Miller

Others:

★★★★★ - transcendent
★★★★ - brilliant
★★★ - exciting
★★ - promising
- solid

Howl's Moving Castle by Dianna Wynne Jones (reread) - ★★
The Encyclopedia of Early Earth by Isabel Greenberg - ★★
The Wine Savant by Michael Steinberger (nonfiction) - ★★
The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami - ★★★★
Oyasumi Punpun by Inio Asano - ★★★★★
Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham - ★★★
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman - ★★★
Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan - ★★★
The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang - ★★★
His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik (reread) -
Flesh and Spirit by Carol Berg (reread) - ★★
Breath and Bone by Carol Berg (reread) -
Transformation by Carol Berg (reread) - ★★★★
Revelation by Carol Berg (reread) - ★★★
Restoration by Carol Berg (reread) -
The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison - ★★★★
The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold -
The Witch's Boy by Kelly Barnhill - ★★★★
Uprooted by Naomi Novik - ★★★
Ridiculous! by DL Carter - ★★
Red Rising by Pierce Brown - ★★
Golden Son by Pierce Brown - ★★
Melusine by Sarah Monette - ★★
Virtu by Sarah Monette - ★★
Mirador by Sarah Monette - ★★
Corambis by Sarah Monette ★★★


Give me a mo', I know I've read something.
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